Drawing

American
1920s
Designed for H. R. Mallinson and Company (American, 1915-1936)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Height x width: 59 1/4 x 25 in. (150.5 x 63.5 cm)

Accession Number

2008.1954.26

Medium or Technique

Hand drawn pencil and colored pencil (or cray-pas) on black gouache background.

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Color design for geometric pattern which is a larger variation of design 2008.1954.25: Linear maze and interior fan shape design created by straight and curved lines of small squares of different colors on black background. Effect is of a large pixel structured design. Beyond this design is a design of same colored squares individually layed out on a wide grid.

Provenance

Ex-collection Walter Mitschke, New York; by descent to Ethel B. Adams Waldorf; between 1985-90, gift of Waldorf to her neice Joan Brancale, Hingham, MA; gift of Brancale to the MFA (Accession date: December 31, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Robert and Joan Brancale